[ UK /t‍ʃˈɜːp/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃɝp/ ]
  1. a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
  1. make high-pitched sounds
    the birds were chirping in the bushes
  2. sing in modulation
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How To Use chirp In A Sentence

  • A series of enervating campus visits is marked by interchangeably chirpy undergraduate tour guides united by their ability to walk backward while extolling the school's a capella groups and reassuring parents about the high priority placed on security. A Craving for Acceptance
  • The other great thing is that you wake next day in the chirpiest possible form. Times, Sunday Times
  • Not classy but certainly felt chirpier the next morning. Times, Sunday Times
  • But my parents weren't quite so chirpy. Times, Sunday Times
  • Elongated roars and fragments of voices gave a sense of atmospheric portent, while syncopated pings, clicks and chirps added a desultory counterpoint.
  • The autumn birds were singing; the autumn flowers were blooming; yellow golden rod and scarlet sumach glowed in the corners of the fences; locusts chirped in treetops; grasshoppers stridulated in the meadows, one or two of them making more noise than a whole drove of cattle lying peacefully chewing their cud beneath an umbrageous elm and lifting up their great, tranquil, blinking eyes to the morning sun. The Redemption of David Corson
  • There it was, finally, complete with the slate-gray lighting, blaring hippish soundtrack and chirpy “greeters” — Britney, Mariah, Amber, Becky, Megan, you know the type — just inside the double doors, anxious as all get-out to welcome you to your next dining experience. Lil Patty Grows Up : Patricia Smith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation
  • The springtime calling of frogs had given way to the chirping of crickets and the distant barks of rutting roe deer.
  • ‘We take credit cards,’ chirped the tall curly brunette - the weaker of the two - who was quickly silenced by a withering glance.
  • This intentional manipulation by the author, perhaps already let the readers nebulously perceive a remote Utopia upon seeing the chirping swallows.
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